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CFP GSA 2023 "Comparison Literature Revisited: Genres, Forms, Media", October 5–8, 2023, Montréal ( Deadline 15.03.2023)

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Call for Papers
Date: 
October 5, 2023 to October 8, 2023<

TOC (Journal): Glossen 49 (2022)

Glossen (https://blogs.dickinson.edu/glossen/) announces its December 2022 issue, which initiates a four-volume series of teaching materials on four Wenderomane. These volumes include scholarly articles, interviews, bibliographies, ideas for discussion, reception, and biographies associated with four lesser-known novels about the Wende. All four volumes are accompanied by references, videos, glossaries, and other materials about the period of reunification.

 

CFP: DEFA Summer Film Institute 2023, Amherst (Deadline Feb 10)

 

 

Dear Colleagues,

We are cordially inviting you to apply to our next Summer Film Institute!

Call for Applications

Hidden Figures: Blackness and Black Experiences in East Germany 

11th Biennial Summer Film Institute – June 11-17, 2023

DEFA Film Library

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Emily C. Bruce
Reviewer: 
Alexandria Ruble

Ruble on Bruce, 'Revolutions at Home: The Origin of Modern Childhood and the German Middle Class'

Emily C. Bruce. Revolutions at Home: The Origin of Modern Childhood and the German Middle Class. Childhoods: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Children and Youth Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2021. Illustrations. 224 pp.

Author: 
Kira Thurman
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Zima

Zima on Thurman, 'Singing Like Germans: Black Musicians in the Land of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms'

Kira Thurman. Singing Like Germans: Black Musicians in the Land of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. 368 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-5984-0

Reviewed by Jeremy Zima (Wisconsin Lutheran College) Published on H-German (January, 2023) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)

Author: 
Erik Grimmer-Solem
Reviewer: 
J.P. Short

Short on Grimmer-Solem, 'Learning Empire: Globalization and the German Quest for World Status, 1875-1919'

Erik Grimmer-Solem. Learning Empire: Globalization and the German Quest for World Status, 1875-1919. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 668 pp. $44.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48382-7

Author: 
Adrian Daub
Reviewer: 
Emily Bruce

Bruce on Daub, 'The Dynastic Imagination: Family and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Germany'

Adrian Daub. The Dynastic Imagination: Family and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Germany. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020. 253 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-73773-7; $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-73787-4

Author: 
Jean-Michel Johnston
Reviewer: 
Robert Radu

Radu on Johnston, 'Networks of Modernity: Germany in the Age of the Telegraph, 1830-1880'

Jean-Michel Johnston. Networks of Modernity: Germany in the Age of the Telegraph, 1830-1880. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. 304 pp. $80.75 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-19-259894-3; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-885688-7.

Reviewed by Robert Radu (Universität Bonn) Published on H-German (October, 2022) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)

Author: 
Helen Roche
Reviewer: 
Tim Mueller

Mueller on Roche, 'The Third Reich's Elite Schools: A History of the Napolas'

Helen Roche. The Third Reich's Elite Schools: A History of the Napolas. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. 544 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-872612-8.

Reviewed by Tim Mueller (Chester and Fourth) Published on H-German (September, 2022) Commissioned by Jasper Heinzen (Department of History, University of York)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=58077

Author: 
Julia E. Ault
Reviewer: 
Tobias Huff

Huff on Ault, 'Saving Nature under Socialism: Transnational Environmentalism in East Germany, 1968-1990'

Julia E. Ault. Saving Nature under Socialism: Transnational Environmentalism in East Germany, 1968-1990. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. xiii + 262 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-316-51914-1.

Reviewed by Tobias Huff (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz) Published on H-German (August, 2022) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)

Author: 
William L, Patch
Reviewer: 
James Chappel

Chappel on Patch, 'Christian Democratic Workers and the Forging of German Democracy, 1920-1980'

William L, Patch. Christian Democratic Workers and the Forging of German Democracy, 1920-1980. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 340 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42411-0.

Reviewed by James Chappel Published on H-German (July, 2022) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56137

Author: 
Corinna Treitel
Reviewer: 
Frank Uekoetter

Uekoetter on Treitel, 'Eating Nature in Modern Germany: Food, Agriculture and Environment, c.1870 to 2000'

Corinna Treitel. Eating Nature in Modern Germany: Food, Agriculture and Environment, c.1870 to 2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 404 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-18802-0; $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63839-2.

Reviewed by Frank Uekoetter (University of Birmingham) Published on H-German (May, 2022) Commissioned by Jasper Heinzen (Department of History, University of York)

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